Brisbane eye surgeon, University of Queensland (UQ) medical graduate and sporting legend Dr Mark Loane AM, Indigenous advocate and Arts graduate Mrs Patricia O’Connor, renowned conservationist Dr John Sinclair AO and philanthropist Chuck Feeney have...

6 June 2019

University of Queensland experts are available to comment on research into ovarian cancer and heart disease. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

29 January 2019
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Former High Court Justice and human rights advocate Michael Kirby will speak about lesbian and gay rights and the Catholic church in a public lecture at the University of Queensland on Tuesday.

3 August 2018
Elizabeth Baldwin

Three out of the top five spots in a prestigious national economics essay competition have been claimed by University of Queensland students.

9 October 2017
Anna-Liisa Sutt has won the UQ 3MT final

A PhD candidate whose research is giving a voice back to critically ill patients has won The University of Queensland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final.

15 September 2016
UQ's Excellence awardees 2016

Staff who have contributed to The University of Queensland’s vision of excellence have been celebrated and awarded at the 2016 UQ Awards for Excellence.

10 June 2016
Extinctions are difficult to detect in oceans, but fossils are helping.

An international scientific team has used a 23-million-year fossil record to calculate which marine animals and ecosystems are most at risk of extinction today.

1 May 2015

Last week, I was one of a sea of Australians who rose to remember Gough Whitlam. Fitting its subject, the Whitlam memorial was sweeping. It was as much a grand story of Australia’s evolution since the war as it was a portrait of the life and legend...

10 November 2014
UQ's top teachers were recognised this week as part of the University's annual Teaching and Learning Week

Outstanding university teachers have been recognised at The University of Queensland’s 2014 Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning ceremony this week.

3 November 2014
UQ Vice Chancellor Peter Høj congratulates Information Technology Services Network Operations and Incident Response Manager Chris Teakle for his 25-year service at the University.

Staff who began work at UQ 25 years ago - about the same time as email arrived on campus - were honoured for their long service last month.

2 November 2012
Mother and daughter, Elena Block and Elena Escalante-Block, both study journalism at UQ.

Elena Escalante-Block, 21, doesn’t have to wait for mother’s day to spend time with her mum - she just has to go to uni.

11 May 2012
Alumna and author, Dr Rosamond Siemon, reflects on Sir Zelman Cowen's great contribution to UQ.

Alumna Dr Rosamond Siemon pays tribute to former UQ Vice-Chancellor, Sir Zelman Cowen, and reflects on a difficult but decisive period for UQ in the 1970s.

23 January 2012

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 May 2011

UQ School of Economics experts are available to comment on the 2009-10 Queensland State Budget, to be delivered on Tuesday, June 16 by the Treasurer and Minister for Employment and Economic Development, the Honourable Andrew Fraser MP.

12 June 2009

In June this year, Emeritus Professor John Western from the School of Social Science at The University of Queensland was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his services to education and, in particular, to...

10 June 2009

The Australian Olympic team has returned home with their second highest medal haul in history, with UQ athletes playing a key part in their success.

28 August 2008

More than 20 UQ students, graduates and staff members are ready to represent Australia at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

1 August 2008

UQ has honoured its Civil Engineering graduates from 1955 at the launch of a book of their life stories.

20 February 2008

North Stradbroke Island is the scene of the third ever recorded sighting of the Japanese Devil Ray (Mobula japanica) in Australian waters, a species more commonly found in Indonesia, Mexico and Japan.

18 October 2007

Prominent Australian intellectual and Nobel Prize winner Professor Peter Doherty will present a public lecture at The University of Queensland on July 27.

18 July 2005